Odeon 1

Odeon (Denmark) / c. 1946

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Design: The drawing of the Odeon theatre has been updated and has become more stylized.

History: In 1929 General Phonograph sold the Okeh and Odeon labels to Columbia. As apparent here, the label became a product of the Parlophone company. Musicologist Bill Dean-Myatt of the U.K. writes: "Odeon DK-1267 was recorded in Copenhagen in January 1954. The history of Odeon is incredibly complicated and world-wide, they must have had over 1200 different catalogue series. Once part of the Lindström empire, the brand name now belongs to EMI."


Design variations of this label in this decade (click on image to view page):


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